Bujagali Hydroelectric Plant (Uganda)
In 2016, we continued with the implementation and development of the programmes arising from the social impact assessment at the hydropower generation plant in 2012 operated by our Operación y Mantenimiento Energy subsidiary. The Bujagali Plant Social Impact Project has been in existence for four years since its launch in 2013.
4 years of programmes since its launch in 2013.
The social impact programmes developed over the course of four years are helping to improve the living conditions of the people who live in the places where the company operates. They deal with various issues:
Local procurement percentage:
This is intended to encourage purchasing from local suppliers, taking into account sustainability criteria in their selection and evaluation. In 2016, an extensive local supplier base was developed to procure the products and services needed to operate the plant. Currently close to 14% of the providers the plant uses are local and the percentage of local purchasing stands at 27.6%.